Gwen loves teaching, storytelling, and being creative. During her childhood, she learned the importance of Christian education and community volunteering by helping her mom at church. Gwen graduated with a degree in creative writing and a minor in youth ministry from Oral Roberts University. After returning to Ohio in 2010, Gwen earned her master’s degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Ohio Dominican University. Gwen and her wife, Felicia, have been members of King Ave UMC since February 2015. Kings Ave UMC is a part of the Reconciling Ministries Network.